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Metrogyl Suspension 60ml

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60ml Suspension in Bottle
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Metronidazole(200.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTI-AMOEBIC

Medical Description

Metrogyl suspension is an antibiotic medicine. Metrogyl is used for treating infections caused by bacteria and parasites. It is used to treat various types of infections of the skin, stomach, lungs, i...
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uses

Uses of Metrogyl 200 MG

  • Metrogyl suspension is used in treating infections of the skin, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, intestines, joints, bones, private parts, etc. It is also helpful for treating dental infections.
  • It is also used to prevent an infection after a surgery or an operation.
contraindications

Contraindications of Metrogyl 200 MG

  • If you are allergic to metronidazole or any other ingredients of Metrogyl suspension.
  • If you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant.
  • If you are a breastfeeding mother.
sideEffects

Side effects of Metrogyl 200 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Metrogyl 200 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Metrogyl suspension during pregnancy?
A:
You should consult your doctor before using Metrogyl suspension as there is limited information about its safety during pregnancy. Your doctor will only prescribe you this medicine if considered essential after assessing the benefits over risks.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Metrogyl suspension while breastfeeding?
A:
Metronidazole passes into breastmilk. Thus, Metrogyl suspension should be avoided by lactating mothers. When using this medicine for a longer duration, your doctor may advise you to discontinue breastfeeding for 12 to 24 hours after single-dose treatment. You should consult a doctor before using this medicine while breastfeeding.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Metrogyl suspension?
A:
Metrogyl suspension may cause drowsiness, dizziness, confusion, hallucinations, fits or temporary visual disturbances like blurred vision. Thus, you should be cautious or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Metrogyl suspension?
A:
You must not consume alcohol along with Metrogyl suspension and for 48 hours after treatment with this medicine as it may produce side effects like nausea, vomiting, stomach pain, headaches, hot flashes and palpitations.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have problems with your liver.
  • You are on dialysis.
  • You are suffering from any nervous system disorders.
  • You experience any blood disorder, anaemia and abnormal blood count.
  • You do not notice any improvement in your condition after using Metrogyl suspension.
  • Do not use Metrogyl suspension for any other conditions other than that specified by your doctor.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Metrogyl 200 MG

How Does It Work?

Metronidazole is an antiprotozoal and antibacterial agent that produces free radicals and damages the cells and DNA of protozoa, killing the infection-causing microorganisms.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Metrogyl 200 MG

  • Take Metrogyl suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine on your own.
  • You must complete the full course of this medicine.
interactions

Interactions of Metrogyl 200 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Metrogyl suspension may interact with other medicines. Discuss with your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbal preparations you are taking. Also, you should inform your doctor if you h...
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  • Use of Warfarin (blood thinner) along with this medicine can alter its effects.
  • Metrogyl suspension should be used with caution along with disulfiram (used in the treatment of chronic alcoholism).
  • This medicine should not be concomitantly used along with lithium (used in mental health problems).
  • Other medicines like phenobarbital, phenytoin or carbamazepine (used in fits), busulfan, 5-fluorouracil (used to treat cancer), ciclosporin or tacrolimus (used after organ transplants) should be used ...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Metrogyl 200 MG

  • Metrogyl suspension should be stored at room temperature, protected from moisture and heat.
  • Keep it out of reach and sight of children and pets.
  • Do not use expired or damaged medicines.
dosage

Dosage of Metrogyl 200 MG

Overdose

Symptoms of overdose may be vomiting, impaired balance or coordination, slightly disoriented. Seek urgent medical help if you feel you have taken Metrogyl suspension in excess.

Missed a Dose

In case you’ve missed any dose, take it as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for the next dose, skip the missed dose. Avoid taking a double dose to compensate for the missed one.

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is the use of Metrogyl suspension?

  • Metrogyl suspension is used in treating infections of the skin, lungs, heart, stomach, liver, intestines, joints, bones, private parts, etc. It is also helpful for treating dental infections.
  • It is also used to prevent an infection after a surgery or an operation.

Q: How to take Metrogyl suspension?

  • Take Metrogyl suspension as instructed by your doctor.
  • Shake well before use.
  • Read the instructions on the bottle before usage.
  • Use a measuring cup, spoon or dropper for the exact quantity.

Q: Can I stop taking Metrogyl suspension on my own?

  • No, you should never stop taking Metrogyl suspension until advised by the doctor, even if you are feeling good.
  • If you stop taking this medicine it may lead to treatment failure, recurrence of infection and may produce side effects as well.

Q: Can I drink alcohol after taking or during the treatment with the Metrogyl suspension?

A: No, you should not drink alcohol while on treatment with the Metrogyl suspension and at least for 48hrs after finishing the course of this medicine.

Q: Is Metrogyl good for stomach upset?

A: Metrogyl suspension is an antibiotic medicine used to treat various bacterial and parasitic infections. This medicine can be used to treat stomach upset if caused by a specific infection-causing organism. Consult your doctor for an appropriate diagnosis and treatment plan. Do not self-medicate.
Last Updated on: 17 Dec 2021 | 02:30 PM (IST)
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